It's time to make up a bunch of awards and hand them out to the most deserving people, places and things in the real estate, architecture and neighborhood universes of New York City! Yep, it's time for the 14th Annual Curbed Awards! Up now: businesses we lost in 2017.
Another year has gone by and once again, a handful of established New York City businesses won’t make it into 2018 (and if they do, they won’t last for long). The usual suspects are to blame—rising rents, expired leases, competition from bigger brands, and so on.
This year, New Yorkers said goodbye to businesses like Angelica Kitchen in the East Village and A.I. Friedman, and two beloved theaters—Sunshine Cinemas and Lincoln Plaza Cinemas—will both shutter in early 2018. Meanwhile, icons like the Waldorf Astoria and Webster Hall closed for extensive renovations.
We’ve compiled 10 of these closures, and if we missed your most-missed spot, hit the comments.Read More